The table below looks at the statistics for Knowledge Management skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Knowledge Management over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Knowledge Management
Rank 441 395 436
Rank change year-on-year
-46 +41
Contract jobs citing Knowledge Management 173 209 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.31% 0.39% 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.40% 0.52% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 81 56
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £260 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £425
% change year-on-year
- -23.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 17 7
Average hourly rate £11.00 £18.21 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.59% +1.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £18.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £30.00 £100.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.00 £26.50 £17.75
% change year-on-year
-58.49% +49.29%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
43274 40267 36736
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 77.50% 76.08% 74.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 27921 25102 22050
Average daily rate £413 £400 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £572 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1158 1185 1094
Average hourly rate £29.00 £26.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.43% -11.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £13.00 £12.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

Knowledge Management
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Knowledge Management within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Knowledge Management Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Knowledge Management
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Knowledge Management within the UK.

Knowledge Management Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Knowledge Management
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Knowledge Management within the UK over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

Knowledge Management Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Knowledge Management
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Knowledge Management within the UK.

Knowledge Management Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Knowledge Management
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Knowledge Management within the UK over the 3 months to 3 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -66 160 £375 +6.38% 32
South East -10 77 £325 -7.14% 12
London -35 44 £425 +0.59% 6
Hampshire -19 35 £320 -1.53% 2
Berkshire +21 15 £475 +26.66% 2
City of London -5 15 £425 -45.16% 2
Buckinghamshire +10 12 £248 - 2
North West -16 11 £400 +20.30% 3
Yorkshire -14 10 £275 +5.36%
Scotland +10 9 £330 - 1
Oxfordshire - 9 £300 -
Hook - 8 £331 -
Surrey -4 7 £390 -23.67% 3
West Yorkshire -15 7 £275 +5.36%
Leeds -20 7 £275 +5.36%
Reading +9 6 £450 -
North East -16 6 £300 -14.28%
Tyne and Wear -16 6 £300 -14.28%
Oxford - 6 £300 -
Southampton - 6 £425 -
Gosport -2 5 £400 +14.28% 1
West Midlands -3 5 £420 -35.38% 4
Manchester -9 5 £300 -2.83% 2
Newcastle upon Tyne -16 5 £300 -14.28%
Winchester - 5 £300 -
Glasgow +2 4 £300 -
Birmingham -3 4 £410 -36.92% 3
South West -10 4 £388 -8.82% 3
Middlesex - 4 £371 -
Wales +6 3 £425 +3.03%

Knowledge Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Knowledge Management also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Knowledge Management.

1 110 (30.30%) Microsoft
2 104 (28.65%) HP
3 101 (27.82%) Security Cleared
4 100 (27.55%) ITIL
5 86 (23.69%) SC Cleared
6 73 (20.11%) Project Management
7 72 (19.83%) HTML
7 72 (19.83%) MS Excel
8 66 (18.18%) .NET
9 62 (17.08%) Oracle
9 62 (17.08%) Finance
9 62 (17.08%) ISTQB
10 60 (16.53%) Test Scripting
11 51 (14.05%) JavaScript
11 51 (14.05%) UNIX
12 49 (13.50%) Linux
12 49 (13.50%) Service Management
13 47 (12.95%) ASP.NET
13 47 (12.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 46 (12.67%) SQL
15 44 (12.12%) JSP
16 43 (11.85%) SharePoint
16 43 (11.85%) Analytical Skills
17 38 (10.47%) Incident Management
18 37 (10.19%) Problem Management
18 37 (10.19%) Java
19 36 (9.92%) Agile Software Development
20 35 (9.64%) Change Management
20 35 (9.64%) Migration
21 34 (9.37%) ISEB

Knowledge Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Knowledge Management also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Knowledge Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 43 (11.85%) SharePoint
2 29 (7.99%) CMS
3 8 (2.20%) OpenStack
4 7 (1.93%) Confluence
4 7 (1.93%) SharePoint 2010
5 4 (1.10%) Lync
5 4 (1.10%) WebSphere
5 4 (1.10%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (0.83%) Office Communications Server
6 3 (0.83%) Oracle Workflow
6 3 (0.83%) SharePoint Server
6 3 (0.83%) IBM Notes
6 3 (0.83%) Apache
6 3 (0.83%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.55%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.28%) SAS
8 1 (0.28%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.28%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.28%) Alfresco
8 1 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 72 (19.83%) MS Excel
2 29 (7.99%) MS Office
3 13 (3.58%) MS Project
4 12 (3.31%) MS Visio
5 11 (3.03%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.28%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.28%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.28%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 32 (8.82%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (1.93%) Agresso
2 7 (1.93%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (1.38%) Oracle EBS R12
3 5 (1.38%) Oracle CRM
4 3 (0.83%) Oracle General Ledger
4 3 (0.83%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.55%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.28%) SAP APO
6 1 (0.28%) SAP R/3
6 1 (0.28%) SAP MM
6 1 (0.28%) SAP PP
6 1 (0.28%) SAP PP-PI
6 1 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.28%) SAP SCM
6 1 (0.28%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.10%) Taleo
3 2 (0.55%) Yammer
3 2 (0.55%) SaaS
4 1 (0.28%) PaaS
4 1 (0.28%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.28%) Office 365
4 1 (0.28%) IaaS
4 1 (0.28%) SuccessFactors
4 1 (0.28%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (7.71%) SAN
2 12 (3.31%) TCP/IP
3 8 (2.20%) Intranet
4 5 (1.38%) DNS
4 5 (1.38%) DHCP
4 5 (1.38%) Firewall
5 4 (1.10%) DMZ
5 4 (1.10%) NAS
5 4 (1.10%) PBX
5 4 (1.10%) VPN
6 3 (0.83%) FTP
6 3 (0.83%) Unified Communications
7 2 (0.55%) Wireless
7 2 (0.55%) Wireshark
7 2 (0.55%) LAN
7 2 (0.55%) HTTPS
7 2 (0.55%) SSL
8 1 (0.28%) Internet
8 1 (0.28%) QSIG
8 1 (0.28%) H.323
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (5.79%) SQL Server
2 18 (4.96%) Oracle Reports
3 10 (2.75%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (1.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (1.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (1.65%) RDBMS
5 6 (1.65%) Relational Database
6 5 (1.38%) Oracle Database
6 5 (1.38%) DB2
7 4 (1.10%) Big Data
7 4 (1.10%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (0.83%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (0.83%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (0.55%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.55%) CouchDB
9 2 (0.55%) MongoDB
9 2 (0.55%) NoSQL
9 2 (0.55%) HBase
9 2 (0.55%) Data Mining
9 2 (0.55%) IDOL
Development Applications
1 8 (2.20%) Subversion
2 6 (1.65%) JIRA
2 6 (1.65%) Jenkins
3 4 (1.10%) HP UFT
4 2 (0.55%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.55%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.28%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.28%) CruiseControl
5 1 (0.28%) JUnit
5 1 (0.28%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.28%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 62 (17.08%) Finance
2 22 (6.06%) Telecoms
3 16 (4.41%) Banking
4 15 (4.13%) Retail
5 9 (2.48%) Legal
6 7 (1.93%) Law
6 7 (1.93%) Marketing
7 5 (1.38%) Investment Banking
8 4 (1.10%) Manufacturing
8 4 (1.10%) Financial Institution
8 4 (1.10%) Retail Banking
9 3 (0.83%) Front Office
10 2 (0.55%) Electronics
10 2 (0.55%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.55%) Publishing
10 2 (0.55%) German Language
10 2 (0.55%) Italian Language
10 2 (0.55%) Polish Language
10 2 (0.55%) Billing
11 1 (0.28%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 76 (20.94%) Analyst
2 31 (8.54%) Consultant
3 26 (7.16%) Test Analyst
3 26 (7.16%) Developer
4 22 (6.06%) Architect
4 22 (6.06%) Project Manager
4 22 (6.06%) Test Specialist
5 20 (5.51%) ServiceNow Developer
6 19 (5.23%) Test Leader
7 18 (4.96%) Support Analyst
8 17 (4.68%) Knowledge Manager
9 15 (4.13%) Tester
10 12 (3.31%) Business Analyst
11 10 (2.75%) Service Analyst
11 10 (2.75%) Service Manager
12 9 (2.48%) 1st Line Support
12 9 (2.48%) 2nd Line Support
12 9 (2.48%) Project Officer
13 8 (2.20%) Test Manager
13 8 (2.20%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (19.83%) HTML
2 66 (18.18%) .NET
3 47 (12.95%) ASP.NET
4 44 (12.12%) JSP
5 31 (8.54%) Web Services
6 26 (7.16%) XML
6 26 (7.16%) CSS
7 4 (1.10%) J2EE
7 4 (1.10%) jQuery
7 4 (1.10%) REST
8 3 (0.83%) HTML5
8 3 (0.83%) JSON
9 2 (0.55%) .NET Framework
10 1 (0.28%) Natural Language Processing
10 1 (0.28%) FIX Protocol
10 1 (0.28%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1 (0.28%) Flash
10 1 (0.28%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 43 (11.85%) Analytical Skills
2 33 (9.09%) CMDB
3 25 (6.89%) Management Information System
4 8 (2.20%) Taxonomies
5 6 (1.65%) GIS
6 5 (1.38%) Mainframe
6 5 (1.38%) E-Learning
7 4 (1.10%) Thin Client
7 4 (1.10%) CESG
7 4 (1.10%) Wiki
7 4 (1.10%) Fat Client
7 4 (1.10%) Social Media
7 4 (1.10%) User Experience
7 4 (1.10%) Private Cloud
7 4 (1.10%) Data Centre
8 3 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (0.83%) Video Conferencing
8 3 (0.83%) CESG CLAS
8 3 (0.83%) Replication
9 2 (0.55%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 51 (14.05%) UNIX
2 49 (13.50%) Linux
3 29 (7.99%) Windows
4 11 (3.03%) HPUX
4 11 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (2.20%) Windows 7
6 5 (1.38%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (1.10%) VME
8 3 (0.83%) Windows NT
9 2 (0.55%) Windows XP
9 2 (0.55%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.55%) Windows 2000
9 2 (0.55%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.28%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (27.55%) ITIL
2 73 (20.11%) Project Management
3 60 (16.53%) Test Scripting
4 49 (13.50%) Service Management
5 38 (10.47%) Incident Management
6 37 (10.19%) Problem Management
7 36 (9.92%) Agile Software Development
8 35 (9.64%) Migration
8 35 (9.64%) Change Management
9 33 (9.09%) ITSM
10 30 (8.26%) Continuous Improvement
10 30 (8.26%) Test Strategy
11 29 (7.99%) Workflow
11 29 (7.99%) Content Management
12 27 (7.44%) Security Testing
13 25 (6.89%) CRM
14 24 (6.61%) Stakeholder Management
15 23 (6.34%) Automated Testing
15 23 (6.34%) PRINCE2
15 23 (6.34%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 51 (14.05%) JavaScript
2 46 (12.67%) SQL
3 37 (10.19%) Java
4 26 (7.16%) PowerShell
5 10 (2.75%) VBA
5 10 (2.75%) C#
6 4 (1.10%) VB
7 3 (0.83%) C
8 1 (0.28%) Perl
8 1 (0.28%) ABAP
8 1 (0.28%) VB6
8 1 (0.28%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 101 (27.82%) Security Cleared
2 86 (23.69%) SC Cleared
3 62 (17.08%) ISTQB
4 47 (12.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 34 (9.37%) ISEB
6 33 (9.09%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 32 (8.82%) Microsoft Certification
8 29 (7.99%) Cisco Certification
9 28 (7.71%) MCITP
10 23 (6.34%) Degree
11 13 (3.58%) DV Cleared
12 5 (1.38%) MCSE
13 4 (1.10%) ITIL Certification
13 4 (1.10%) APMP
14 3 (0.83%) CCNP
14 3 (0.83%) CCNA
15 2 (0.55%) MCSA
15 2 (0.55%) PMI Certification
15 2 (0.55%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
16 1 (0.28%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (5.51%) QA
2 10 (2.75%) SLA
3 4 (1.10%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.83%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.55%) COBIT
6 1 (0.28%) HL7
6 1 (0.28%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.28%) PMBOK
System Software
1 29 (7.99%) Active Directory
2 11 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.65%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (1.10%) VirtualBox
4 4 (1.10%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 4 (1.10%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.28%) XenApp
5 1 (0.28%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 21 (5.79%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (1.93%) SCCM
3 5 (1.38%) ServiceCenter
4 4 (1.10%) Tivoli
5 2 (0.55%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 2 (0.55%) ZENworks
5 2 (0.55%) Nessus
5 2 (0.55%) Nmap
5 2 (0.55%) Casper Suite
6 1 (0.28%) SCOM
6 1 (0.28%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.28%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.28%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.28%) Nagios
6 1 (0.28%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 110 (30.30%) Microsoft
2 104 (28.65%) HP
3 62 (17.08%) Oracle
4 34 (9.37%) Cisco
4 34 (9.37%) ServiceNow
5 30 (8.26%) Citrix
6 25 (6.89%) BMC
7 23 (6.34%) CA
8 13 (3.58%) SAP
9 12 (3.31%) VMware
10 10 (2.75%) Remedy
11 6 (1.65%) IBM
12 5 (1.38%) Ab Initio
12 5 (1.38%) webMethods
12 5 (1.38%) Symantec
12 5 (1.38%) ArcSight
13 4 (1.10%) ATG
13 4 (1.10%) Pega
13 4 (1.10%) Tripwire
13 4 (1.10%) ICL
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